Sociology

Course Offerings

 

SOC 1 — Sociology

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Systematic study of human relations and social structures emphasizing the interaction between personality, culture and society. Special consideration is given to an understanding of group behavior, personality formation, social organization, and social change.

 

SOC 1H — Sociology - Honors

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program

Systematic study of human relations and social structures emphasizing the interaction between personality, culture and society. Special consideration is given to an understanding of group behavior, personality formation, social organization, and social change. An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience. Students may not receive credit for both SOC 1 and SOC 1H.

 

SOC 2 — Sociology

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Sociological principles and concepts as applied in the understanding of social problems. Special emphasis on the analysis of social values, social organization, role, status and stress, and also on the study of controversial public issues that arise in contemporary American society. Students will be encouraged to evaluate and discuss both the theoretical and practical approaches to social problems.

 

SOC 2H — Sociology - Honors

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program

Sociological principles and concepts as applied in the understanding of social problems. Special emphasis on the analysis of social values, social organization, role, status and stress, and also on the study of controversial public issues that arise in contemporary American society. Students will be encouraged to evaluate and discuss both the theoretical and practical approaches to social problems. An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience. Students may not receive credit for both SOC 2 and SOC 2H.

 

SOC 4 — Introduction to Gerontology

Characteristics, contributions, and problems of older persons. Emphasizes theoretical perspectives on the process of aging. Topics include gender, race, ethnicity, religion, stratification, and health care. Attention is given to gerontology as an academic discipline and a field of practice.

 

SOC 5 — Introduction to Criminology

A scientific analysis of the nature, extent, and causes of violations of societal rules of behavior that are formally defined as crime and delinquency. Includes an analysis of the theoretical perspectives of the sociology of deviance on the criminal justice system and the impact of crime on society.

 

SOC 14 — Marriage and the Family

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Sociological functions of dating, engagement, weddings, marriage, and the family. Focuses on influences and theories of mate selection, love, and interpersonal attraction. Covers trends and changes in marriage, the family, and gender roles. Explores different types of families and family patterns.

 

SOC 15 — Child Development

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Theoretical aspects of physical, social, emotional and cognitive development from conception through adolescence. Requires observation of children.

 

SOC 20 — Sociology of Ethnic Relations

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Ethnic and racial groups in the U.S. and social factors leading to prejudice, discrimination, and stereotypes. Four major ethnic groups (Blacks, Asians, Native Americans, and Latinos) examined with emphasis placed on historical experiences, contemporary circumstances and future trends.

 

SOC 20H — Sociology of Ethnic Relations - Honors

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program

Ethnic and racial groups in the U.S. and social factors leading to prejudice, discrimination, and stereotypes. Four major ethnic groups (Blacks, Asians, Native Americans, and Latinos) examined with emphasis placed on historical experiences, contemporary circumstances and future trends. An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience. Students may not receive credit for both SOC 20 and SOC 20H.

 

SOC 99 — Special Projects in Sociology

Offers students recognition for their academic interests in sociology and the opportunity to explore the discipline of sociology to greater depth. The content of the course and the methods of study vary from semester to semester and depend on the particular project under consideration.

 

 

 

 

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